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11 Feb 2020 News
Reliable data generation through improved air quality monitoring skills within the HKH

Rising emissions of air pollutants from urban, industrial, and rural sources have been steadily affecting the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) ...

4 Oct 2019 News
Building air quality monitoring skills within the HKH to ensure reliable data generation

ICIMOD’s Atmosphere Initiative together with government counterparts (the Department of Environment in Nepal and the National Environment Commission in Bhutan) ...

16 Jul 2019 News
South–South learnings for future collaboration in air quality and health research in the HKH

Day 1 of the workshop was dedicated to the existing literature on air quality and health, whereas Day 2 focused ...

20 Nov 2018 News
Valley Mayors Commit to Clean Valley Air

The two-hour event included experts’ briefings on the current scientific understanding of air pollution, on the possible solutions that municipalities ...

13 Jun 2017 News
Studying the Contribution of Indoor Emissions to Outdoor Air Quality

The team used two sets of instruments to measure particulate matter (PM2.5), black carbon (BC), carbon dioxide (CO2), carbon monoxide ...

6 Dec 2016 News
Building Partner Capacity: Training on the Operation and Maintenance of Air Quality Instruments

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) conduced its first regional workshop on Air Quality Instrument Operation and Maintenance ...

29 Feb 2016 News
Winter Study on Outdoor/Indoor Air Quality Measurements in Chitwan

A study of particulate matter (PM10) in ambient conditions was initiated in January 2016 by the Atmosphere Initiative of the ...